2015 AGM minutes now available

The Ottawa Valley Health Libraries Association’s Annual General Meeting was held September 24, 2015. The minutes are now available on our meetings page.

New OVHLA Secretary

The OVHLA recently held elections for the President and Secretary position at our AGM on September 24th, 2015. Alexandra Hickey was elected to the position of Secretary for 2015-2017 term.  Jessie Cunningham was re-elected as OVHLA President for the 2015-2017 term.  Alexandra is the Technical Liaison Information Specialist with NewCo, a Canadian Medical Association subsidiary. … [Read more…]

Searching the HTA Database Canadian Search Interface – Webinar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health is hosting a webinar called “Searching the HTA Database Canadian Search Interface” on September 29th, 2015 at 1pm EST. Join Caitlyn Ford to learn more about using the HTA Database search engine to find Canadian-produced HTAs. Register now at: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&referrer=&eventid=1037466&sessionid=1&key=5A9A6ADBC7C9E943CE2A223003DCFC5E&sourcepage=register

OVHLA Annual General Meeting

The Ottawa Valley Health Libraries Association will hold its AGM at CMA House (1867 Alta Vista Dr. Ottawa) on September 24th, 2015. For those members who cannot attend in person, but would still like to participate, we have a teleconference number for the AGM: Teleconference Number: 1-877-234-4610 Toll Free (Canada & USA)                              … [Read more…]

Deadline for Mosaic 2016 Submissions

Only two weeks remain to submit an abstract for “Mosaic: Be Part of the Big Picture l Mosaique: Faites partie du portrait global,” to be held May 13–18, 2016, in Toronto. The submission date is earlier this year to accommodate the joint meeting of the Medical Library Association (MLA), Canadian Health Libraries Association/Association des bibliothèques … [Read more…]

OVHLA Executive Council Election – Call for Nominations.

The Ottawa Valley Health Libraries Association will be holding elections for positions on the Executive Committee. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your leadership skills, broaden your professional horizons and experience, and learn from your colleagues. The Ottawa Valley Health Libraries Association (OVHLA) Executive is currently seeking nominations for the following positions: 1. President … [Read more…]

Upcoming Journal Club

The OVHLA will be hosting another Journal Club (in person and via teleconference), at the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH) on October 6th from noon – 1:00pm.   We will be discussing a few articles with similar themes around the impact of medical libraries and librarians on patient care. If you plan … [Read more…]

OVHLA History Project

The OVHLA is currently embarking on a project to collect, organize, and share our historical documents. We hope to create a digital archive with a timeline of our chapter’s key achievements and important historical documents. We are seeking donations from current and past members. If you have any items related to the history of our … [Read more…]

Mini-symposium program

Join your colleagues for an evening of socialising, networking and research sharing at the first OVHLA Mini Symposium on Thursday July 9, 2015. We will be hosting short poster presentations, that will be presented by three of your colleagues on topics ranging from Cochrane search standards, collaboration with colleagues across the world via Twitter and … [Read more…]